1955-56 Montreal Canadiens Roster and Statistics

Franchise IndexPrevious Season ▪ Next Season

Record: 45-15-10 (100 points), Finished 1st in NHL (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Toe Blake (45-15-10)

1955-56 Stanley Cup Champions

Goals For: 222 (1st of 6), Goals Against: 131 (1st of 6)
SRS: 1.08 (1st of 6), SOS: -0.22 (6th of 6)

Playoffs:
Won Stanley Cup Final (4-1) versus Detroit Red Wings
Won Semi-Finals (4-1) versus New York Rangers


Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Team Statistics

Team AvAge GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS TG/G PP PPO PP% PPA PPOA PK% SH SHA
Montreal Canadiens 70 45 15 10 100 .714 222 131 1.08 -0.22 5.04
League Average 70 28 29 12 69 .493 175 178 -0.04 0.01 5.03

Roster

Age is on February 1 of given season
No. Player Pos Age Ht Wt S/C Exp Birth Date Summary
4 Jean Beliveau C 24 6-3 205 L/- 4 August 31, 1931 47 G, 41 A, 88 P
3 Butch Bouchard D 36 6-2 205 R/- 14 September 4, 1919 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Connie Broden C 23 5-8 160 L/- R April 6, 1932 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
21 Wally Clune D 25 5-9 150 R/- R February 20, 1930 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
6 Floyd Curry RW 30 5-11 174 R/- 7 August 11, 1925 14 G, 18 A, 32 P
21 Jacques Deslauriers D 27 6-0 170 L/- R September 3, 1928 0 G, 0 A, 0 P
14 Dick Gamble LW 27 6-0 178 L/- 5 November 16, 1928 0 G, 3 A, 3 P
5 Bernie Geoffrion RW 24 5-9 166 R/- 5 February 16, 1931 29 G, 33 A, 62 P
2 Doug Harvey D 31 5-11 187 L/- 8 December 19, 1924 5 G, 39 A, 44 P
10 Tom Johnson D 27 6-0 180 L/- 6 February 18, 1928 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
8 Jackie Leclair C 26 5-10 150 L/- 1 May 30, 1929 6 G, 8 A, 14 P
22 Don Marshall LW 23 5-10 160 L/- 2 March 23, 1932 4 G, 1 A, 5 P
12 Dickie Moore LW 25 5-10 168 L/- 4 January 6, 1931 11 G, 39 A, 50 P
18 Ken Mosdell C 33 6-1 170 L/- 12 July 13, 1922 13 G, 17 A, 30 P
15 Bert Olmstead LW 29 6-1 180 L/- 7 September 4, 1926 14 G, 56 A, 70 P
1-31 Bob Perreault G 25 5-8 170 -/L R January 28, 1931 3-3-0, 2.00 GAA
1 Jacques Plante G 27 6-0 175 -/L 3 January 17, 1929 42-12-10, 1.86 GAA
23 Claude Provost RW 22 5-9 168 R/- R September 17, 1933 13 G, 16 A, 29 P
16 Henri Richard C 19 5-7 160 R/- R February 29, 1936 19 G, 21 A, 40 P
9 Maurice Richard RW 34 5-10 170 L/- 13 August 4, 1921 38 G, 33 A, 71 P
19 Dollard St. Laurent D 26 5-11 205 L/- 5 May 12, 1929 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
17 Jean-Guy Talbot D 23 5-11 170 L/- 1 July 11, 1932 1 G, 13 A, 14 P
11-24 Bob Turner D 22 6-0 170 L/- R January 31, 1934 1 G, 4 A, 5 P

Scoring Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1 Jean Beliveau C 24 70 47 41 88 37 0 143 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 11.5 1.5 13.0
2 Maurice Richard RW 34 70 38 33 71 30 0 89 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 8.7 1.5 10.2
3 Bert Olmstead LW 29 70 14 56 70 23 0 94 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 5.9 1.5 7.5
4 Bernie Geoffrion RW 24 59 29 33 62 25 0 66 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 7.2 1.3 8.5
5 Dickie Moore LW 25 70 11 39 50 17 0 55 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.4 1.5 5.0
6 Doug Harvey D 31 62 5 39 44 14 0 60 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 4.1 5.5 9.6
7 Henri Richard C 19 64 19 21 40 16 0 46 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 3.5 1.4 4.9
8 Floyd Curry RW 30 70 14 18 32 13 0 10 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.8 1.5 3.3
9 Ken Mosdell C 33 67 13 17 30 12 0 48 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.6 1.5 3.1
10 Claude Provost RW 22 60 13 16 29 12 0 30 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 1.8 1.3 3.1
11 Jackie Leclair C 26 54 6 8 14 6 0 30 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.3 1.2 0.9
12 Jean-Guy Talbot D 23 66 1 13 14 4 0 80 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.3 5.8 6.1
13 Dollard St. Laurent D 26 46 4 9 13 5 0 58 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.9 4.1 5.0
14 Tom Johnson D 27 64 3 10 13 4 0 75 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.4 5.7 6.1
15 Don Marshall LW 23 66 4 1 5 2 0 10 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -2.0 1.5 -0.6
16 Bob Turner D 22 33 1 4 5 2 0 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 2.9 2.9
17 Dick Gamble LW 27 12 0 3 3 1 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.2 0.3 0.0
18 Butch Bouchard D 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.7 3.2 2.5
19 Connie Broden C 23 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.1 -0.1
20 Wally Clune D 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 -0.1 0.4 0.3
21 Jacques Deslauriers D 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.2 0.1
22 Bob Perreault G 25 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 1.3
23 Jacques Plante G 27 64 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00 0.0 0.0 15.0
Team Total 70 222 361 583 0 977 222 0 0 0 0 47.6 44.1 108.0

Goalies Regular Season

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS
1 Jacques Plante G 27 64 42 12 10 119 1.86 7 3840 15.0
2 Bob Perreault G 25 6 3 3 0 12 2.00 1 360 1.3
Team Total 70 45 15 10 131 1.87 8 4200 16.4

Scoring Playoffs

Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time
Rk Player Pos Age GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI
1 Jean Beliveau C 24 10 12 7 19 9 22
2 Bernie Geoffrion RW 24 10 5 9 14 5 6
3 Maurice Richard RW 34 10 5 9 14 5 24
4 Bert Olmstead LW 29 10 4 10 14 5 8
5 Dickie Moore LW 25 10 3 6 9 3 12
6 Henri Richard C 19 10 4 4 8 3 21
7 Doug Harvey D 31 10 2 5 7 2 10
8 Claude Provost RW 22 10 3 3 6 2 12
9 Floyd Curry RW 30 10 1 5 6 2 12
10 Jackie Leclair C 26 8 1 1 2 1 4
11 Ken Mosdell C 33 9 1 1 2 1 2
12 Tom Johnson D 27 10 0 2 2 1 8
13 Jean-Guy Talbot D 23 9 0 2 2 1 4
14 Don Marshall LW 23 10 1 0 1 1 0
15 Bob Turner D 22 10 0 1 1 0 10
16 Butch Bouchard D 36 1 0 0 0 0 0
17 Jacques Plante G 27 10 0 0 0 2
18 Dollard St. Laurent D 26 4 0 0 0 0 2
Team Total 10 42 65 107 159

Goalies Playoffs

Goalie Stats
Rk Player Pos Age GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA
1 Jacques Plante G 27 10 8 2 18 1.80 2 600
Team Total 10 8 2 18 1.80 2 600